Sunday, May 07, 2006

Libraries


Our history has been greatly shaped by people who read their way to opportunity and achievements in public libraries. - Arthur Meier Schlesinger (1888-1965)

WorldCat: http://www.worldcat.org/

LibDex - worldwide directory of library homepages: http://www.libdex.com

Libraries Online: http://www.libraryspot.com/libraries

Library of Congress Gateway: http://www.loc.gov/z3950/gateway.html

Public Libraries.com: http://www.publiclibraries.com/

Libweb - Library Servers via WWW: http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Libweb/

The Library of Congress (LOC): http://catalog.loc.gov/
  American Memory - more than 7 million digital items: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amhome.html

US State Libraries & Archives: http://valoriez.blogspot.com/2004/05/us-state-libraries-archives.html

Family History Library (FHL): http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp
   Advice for the First-Time Visitor to the FHL: http://www.rootdig.com/adn/fhl_lessons.html
   Salt Lake City Library: Ready, Set, Go!: http://olivetreegenealogy.com/articles/slc.shtml

DAR's Online Library Catalog: http://www.dar.org/library/onlinlib.cfm

California State Library - Sutro: http://www.lib.state.ca.us/

Newberry Library (Chicago): http://www.newberry.org/nl/collections/virtua.html

Allen County Public Library (Fort Wayne IN): http://www.acpl.lib.in.us
Temporary location: PO Box 2270 - 200 E. Berry, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270
Phone: 260-421-1225  FAX 260-421-1386

Midwest Genealogy Center is now open, replacing the Mid-Continent Library. Eastman's reports that "almost all of the plat maps, census records, marriage licenses and other documents are accessible directly by the public, not locked away in storage." http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/genlh/mgc.htm

New York Public Library: http://www.nypl.org/catalogs/

The Internet Public Library (IPL): http://www.ipl.org/

Fiske Genealogical Library: http://www.fiske.lib.wa.us/

The Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library (Scottish research): http://www.electricscotland.com/familytree/

Collection of Genealogy Library Sites: http://www.familytreemagazine.com/articles/librarylinks.html

RedLightGreen helps you locate the most important books and other research materials in your area of interest, and find out whether what you need is available at your favorite library: http://www.redlightgreen.com/


Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it. - Georges Duhamel, 1884-1966

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